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Group Tour: Echmiadzin (Mother Cathedral-outside & Churches), Zvartnots temple

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  • 5 hr

This 4-5-hour trip takes you to the following churches that are listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The churches of St. Gayane and St. Hripsime that are two of three churches in Echmiadzin dedicated to the Christian women-martyrs escaped from Rome with their abbess Gayane. Next stop is in Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral, the  main cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church and is the very first Christian cathedral in the World. The final stop is Zvartnots, the medieval temple of St. Gregory built in the 7th century. It was one of the tallest buildings of the time (45-49m).

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hyur Service

starting and ending point

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Saint Hripsime Church

Virgin Hripsime's tomb, UNESCO heritage

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Saint Gayane Church

Virgin Gayane's tomb, UNESCO heritage

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Echmiadzin Monastery

Mother Cathedral of Armenia, the first Christian church in the World, UNESCO heritage

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Zvartnots Temple

ruins of temple, UNESCO heritage

Duration: 40 minutes